Comic definition

kŏmĭk
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Of or relating to comic strips.
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Of, like, or having to do with comedy.
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Amusing or intended to be amusing; humorous; funny.
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A source of humor in art or life.
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A comedian.
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The humorous element in art or life.
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Or.
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A section of comic strips, as in a newspaper.
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Relating to comedy.
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(UK) A children's newspaper.
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Characteristic of or having to do with comedy.
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Amusing; humorous.

A comic situation involving the family's pets.

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A person whose behavior elicits laughter.
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Comic strips.
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A comic book.
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Of comic strips or cartoons.
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A comedian.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
comic
Plural:
comics

Origin of comic

  • Middle English comice from Latin cōmicus from Greek kōmikos from kōmos revel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin comicus, from Ancient Greek κωμικός (komikos, “relating to comedy”), from κῶμος (kōmos, “carousal”).

    From Wiktionary